Context Menus

Context Menus (XML Schema Explorer)

 

The following context menu items are used to perform schema-specific searches and other operations.

The following table describes the options that are available for a schema set node.

Option

Description

Show Most Likely Root Elements

Finds and highlights all global elements that are not referenced from global elements other than themselves.

Show Global Types

Finds and highlights all global types in the schema set.

Show Global Elements

Finds and highlights all global elements in the schema set.

Properties Window

Opens the Properties window (if it is not already open). This window displays information about the node.

The following table describes the options that are available for a namespace node.

Option

Description

Show All Inbound References

Finds and highlights files that import the selected namespace.

Show All Outbound References

For every file in the selected namespace, finds and highlights the following:

  • All namespaces referenced in import statements without a schemaLocation attribute.

  • All files in namespaces other than the selected one that are specified in the schemaLocation attribute in import and include statements.

Show Global Types

Finds and highlights all global types in the selected namespace.

Show Global Elements

Finds and highlights all global elements in the selected namespace.

Properties Window

Opens the Properties window (if it is not already open). This window displays information about the node.

The following table describes the options that are available for a file node.

Option

Description

Show All Inbound References

Finds and highlights all files that specify the selected file in the schemaLocation attributes of their include and import statements.

Show All Outbound References

Finds and highlights the following:

  • All namespaces specified in the namespace attributes of all import statements that do not have the schemaLocation attribute.

  • All files specified in the schemaLocation attributes of all import and include statements.

Show Global Types

Finds and highlights all global types in this file.

Show Global Elements

Finds and highlights all global elements in this file.

View Code

Opens the file that contains the selected node in the XML Editor. The item that is selected in the XML Schema Explorer will also be selected in the XML Editor.

Properties Window

Opens the Properties window (if it is not already open). This window displays information about the node.

The following table describes the options that are available for all global nodes.

Option

Description

Show in Graph View

Opens the Graph View. If the selected node is not in the workspace, adds it to the workspace and selects the node.

Show in Content Model View

Opens the Content Model View. If the selected node is not in the workspace, adds it to the workspace and selects the node.

View Code

Opens the file that contains the selected node in the XML Editor. The item that is selected in the XML Schema Explorer will also be selected in the XML Editor.

Properties Window

Opens the Properties window (if it is not already open). This window displays information about the node.

In addition to the global node options described above, the context menu for element nodes has the following options:

Option

Description

Go To Type Definition

Navigates to the type definition of the selected element. This is applicable when the type that is used for the element is a global type.

Go To The Original Element

For element references, navigates to the actual definition of the element.

Show All References

For global elements, finds and highlights all references (elements that have ref="selectedElement") to the selected element.

Show Members Of Substitution Group

For heads of a substitution group, finds and highlights all elements that are members of the substitution group of which the selected element is a member. This shows direct and indirect participants.

Show Substitution Group Heads

For global elements that are members of a substitution group, finds and highlights all direct and indirect heads for the selected element, such as the following:

  • A substitution group head specified on the selected element.

  • A substitution group head specified on its head element.

Generate Sample XML

Available only for global elements. Generates a sample XML file for the global element.

In addition to the global node options described above, the context menu for global type nodes has the following options:

Option

Description

Show Base Type

If the selected type is derived from a global type, navigates to the base type of the selected type.

Show All References

Finds and highlights all references to the selected type. This includes elements and attributes of the selected type and types derived from the selected type.

Show All Derived Types

Finds and highlights all types that are directly and indirectly derived from the selected type.

Show All Ancestors

Show all parent (base) types.

In addition to the global node options described above, the context menu for attribute nodes has the following options:

Option

Description

Go To Type Definition

When the type that is used for the attribute is a global type, navigates to the type definition of the selected attribute.

Go To The Original Attribute

For attribute references, navigates to the actual definition of the attribute.

Show All References

For global attributes, finds and highlights all references (other attributes that have ref="selectedAttribute") to the selected attribute.

In addition to the global node options described above, the context menu for attribute group nodes has the following options:

Option

Description

Go To Definition

For references, navigates to the actual definition of the attribute.

Show All Members

Finds and highlights all members of the attribute group.

Show All References

Finds and highlights all references (attribute groups that have ref="selectedAttributeGroup") to the selected attribute group.

In addition to the global node options described above, the context menu for named group nodes has the following options:

Option

Description

Go To Definition

For references, navigates to the actual definition of the attribute.

Show All Members

Finds and highlights all members of the named group.

Show All References

Finds and highlights all references (groups that have ref="selectedGroup") to the selected group.

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